Food Diabetes : An Autoimmune Disease

1035 WordsMay 4, 20155 Pages
Food Diabetes In this paper, I would be talking about food diabetes. I would be talking about the difference between type 1 and type 2. Also, foods that you can eat and that you can’t. Finally, the history of food diabetes and how it affects people’s body. Food diabetes sometimes, leads to bad things. I. Food diabetes is a lifelong chronic disorder in which there are high levels of sugar in the blood. Hesy-Ra, an Egyptian physician, discovered food diabetes around 1152 B.C. The American Diabetes Association is founded in 1940, to address the increasing incidence of diabetes and the complications that develop from the disease. II. Food Diabetes Type 1, is the cells in the pancreas that make insulin are destroyed, which leads the body to not making insulin. Diabetes type 1 is an autoimmune disease that occurs when T cells attack and destroy most of the beta cells. Without the capacity to make adequate amounts of insulin, the body is not able to metabolize blood glucose, to use it efficiently for energy, and toxic acids build up in the body. III. Type 1 diabetes is caused by a lack of insulin due to the destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas.The body’s immune system attacks the beta cells. Normally, the body protects the body from infection.The immune system attacks the body’s own cells in autoimmune diseases.Beta cell destruction takes several years. Type 1 diabetes occurs mostly in children and young adults. It can appear in any age. In the past,
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